Pregnancy is the perfect time to focus on self-care.
Pregnancy has a way of becoming all-consuming. It begs us to focus on ourselves. It’s a time when outward energy changes and inner...
There are a lot of assumptions out there about pregnancy. Assumptions based on media, outdated medical knowledge, and what seems culturally appropriate. Let’s talk about it.
As much as I admire and respect dance, it makes me self-conscious, leery, and uncomfortable.
Despite this, I recently summoned up some courage. I ordered a leotard and signed my 30-year-old self up...
This article was written by Dr. Monika Patel:
" I stayed in a relationship with a perpetually unsupportive person for far too long. I let the fear of “failure” and hurting someone hold...
Being both a mother and a daughter at the same time, under the same roof is filled with blessings and challenges. In my own life, it happened out of necessity during the pandemic. As much as my...
Being pregnant can bring up a complex range of emotions.
You may feel overwhelmed.
I don’t think anyone enters into a relationship anticipating its end. And no one wears the divorced label proudly, like a girl scout with a new badge. We remember our friends growing...
After having a baby, it can feel a bit like...ok...what do I do with myself now?
What postpartum exercises are safe and manageable? How do I fit them into my new, unpredictable schedule?
I have a...
Pregnancy is such a hopeful, optimistic time. You feel a surge of excitement. There's hope that your personal future will be better... and hope about a collective future.
It can also be a time of a...
Becoming a parent is exciting...and anxiety-inducing.
15.6% of women planning hospital births feel high anxiety.
Women under 25 years of age were at an increased risk of anxiety symptoms during...